Facebook Watch is an app for TVs that allows users to watch Facebook videos and live streams. The Facebook Watch app for tvOS appears to have been withdrawn by Facebook, therefore Apple TV users will no longer be able to access the platform. This development has been reported on multiple forums by users.
With its most recent update, Facebook, which oddly also replaced the app icon with a new logo, shut down the tvOS app. However, the app is still accessible on the App Store. Facebook is free to remove the app from the marketplace at any time because it is no longer functional.
Users of Facebook Watch for tvOS are informed that the app “is no longer available” and that users can watch the videos on Facebook’s website. Facebook had initially unveiled the Watch app for tvOS back in 2017 to offer users a way to watch videos on the platform. The ability to watch videos from friends, accounts they follow, as well as suggested videos and live streams, was available to those who logged into their Facebook accounts.
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Apparently, only the tvOS app has been discontinued, as Facebook Watch is still available and working on Smart TVs.
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